Established in 1982 A.D. The Nepal Law Society(NLS) is an independent non-governmental organization committed to the rule of law, human rights, women empowerment, local goverance and decentralization.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee has eleven members and they meet once every month. The general members elect a new Executive Committee comprising of eleven members every three years. The elected members, from among themselves, elect the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, General Secretary, Treasurer and Joint Secretary. The committee is inclusive and participatory. The members of the executive committee and their brief introduction is as follows:

1. Mr. Komal Prakash Ghimire, Chairperson

Mr. Ghimire is a senior advocate of Supreme Court of Nepal. A former chairperson of Supreme Court Bar Association, he has been involved in legal practice for the last three decades. His expertise is on banking and commercial law. He has been affiliated to NLS since last twenty years. View Details


2. Mr. Anil Kumar Sinha, Vice Chairperson

Mr. Sinha is a senior advocate of Supreme Court of Nepal. A former chairperson of IDLO, he has been involved in legal practice for the last three decades. He is a renowned tax lawyer of Nepal. He has been affiliated to NLS since last twenty-five years. View Details


3. Mr. Sajan Ram Bhandary, General Secretary

Mr. Bhandary is an advocate of Supreme Court of Nepal. An expert on commercial law, he has been involved in legal practice for three decades. He has been affiliated to NLS for last one and a half decade. View Details


4. Ms. Pushpa Bhusal, Joint Secretary

Ms. Bhusal is a senior advocate of Supreme Court of Nepal. A renowned women rights activist, Ms. Bhusal is also a former CA member. She has been practicing law for last twenty-five years. She has been affiliated to NLS for last twenty years. View Details


5. Ms. Suneeta Regmi, Treasurer

Ms. Regmi is an advocate of Supreme Court of Nepal. She has been practicing law for last twenty-five years. She is an expert on gender laws. She has been affiliated to NLS for last twenty years. View Details


6. Mr. Tirtha Man Shakya, Member

A former chief secretary of the government of Nepal, Mr. Shakya is also a former chairperson of the Public Service Commission. Mr. Shakya has also held the responsibility as Secretary at the Ministry of Law and Justice. He is a renowned drafting expert of laws and constitution. He has been affiliated to NLS for last one and a half decade. View Details


7. Mr. Udaya Nepali Shrestha, Member

A former Secretary at the Ministry of Law and Justice, Mr. Shrestha is well-known for drafting laws and regulations. He is a former vice chairperson of Law Reforms Commission. He has been affiliated to NLS for the last twenty-five years. View Details


8. Ms. Kusum Saakha, Member

A reader at the Nepal Law Campus of Tribhuwan University, Ms. Saakha is expert on international law, refugee law and gender issues. She has a degree from Harvard University and has been involved in teaching profession for last thirty years. She has been affiliated to NLS for the last twenty years. View Details


9. Mr. Purna Man Shakya, Member

A reader at the Nepal Law Campus of Tribhuwan University, Mr. Shakya is a renowned constitutional expert. A senior advocate, he has been practicing and teaching since last thirty years. He has been affiliated to NLS for the last fifteen years. View Details


10. Mr. Sudheer Shrestha, Member

Mr. Shrestha is an advocate at the Supreme Court of Nepal. His expertise is on commercial and banking laws. He has been practicing and teaching law since twenty-five years. He has been affiliated to NLS since last twenty years. View Details


11. Mr. Tulasi Bhatta, Member

A senior advocate of Supreme Court of Nepal, he is an expert on banking and commercial laws. He has been practicing law since last twenty five years. He has been affiliated to NLS since last fifteen years. View Details


12. Mr. Kusum Shrestha, Immediate Past Chairperson

As a senior advocate of Supreme Court of Nepal, Mr. Shrestha has been practicing law since last fifty years. A renowned constitutional expert and criminal law expert, he held the term of chairperson of NLS thrice at different times. He is one of the founding members of NLS. View Details


13. Mr. Anup Raj Sharma, Former Chairperson

Mr. Sharma is former Chief Justice of Nepal. He was a renowned advocate before he joined Supreme Court as a judge. He was renowned as a civil law, commercial and banking law expert. He has been affiliated to NLS since last thirty years. View Details